Review of Valentin Beck, Henning Hahn, and Robert Lepenies’ (eds.) Dimensions of Poverty: Measurement, Epistemic Injustices, Activism. Cham: Springer, 2020, 412 pp.

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  • S. Subramanian Independent Scholar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v13i2.534

Author Biography

S. Subramanian, Independent Scholar

S. Subramanian (b. 1953) studied at Loyola College (University of Madras), the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad), and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a former Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) National Fellow, and a former professor of the Madras Institute of Development Studies. Subramanian is an elected fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA). He has worked extensively on measurement and other aspects of poverty, inequality, and demography, and on topics in collective choice theory, welfare economics, and development economics. His published work has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Development Economics, The Journal of Development Studies, Social Choice and Welfare, Theory and Decision, and Mathematical Social Sciences. Some of his books are Rights, Deprivation, and Disparity: Essays in Concepts and Measurement (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006), The Poverty Line (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012), and Inequality and Poverty: A Short Critical Introduction (Singapore: Springer, 2019). In 2015, he was appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the World Bank’s Commission on Global Poverty under the Chairmanship of Sir Anthony Atkinson. He lives and works in Chennai.

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Published

2021-01-11

How to Cite

Subramanian, S. (2021). Review of Valentin Beck, Henning Hahn, and Robert Lepenies’ (eds.) Dimensions of Poverty: Measurement, Epistemic Injustices, Activism. Cham: Springer, 2020, 412 pp. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 13(2), 203–213. https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v13i2.534